San Diego Tops Pittsburgh 5-2 - Recap
Pittsburgh dropped a 5-2 decision at PNC Park on Tuesday as San Diego legged out a win behind winning pitcher Eric Stults.
Bettors who backed the Padres were rewarded as +170 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
San Diego got 5 innings from Eric Stults, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Padres got 3 RBIs from Jedd Gyorko in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 5-inning outing from Jeff Locke in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Andrew McCutchen had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 14 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 7.
The game was closed out by Luke Gregerson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.